COMPLETE: Hearts of Controversy by Alice Meynell -jo

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Post by silverquill » May 20th, 2020, 7:56 am

Hearts of Controversy by Alice Meynell (1847 - 1922).

This project is now complete. All audio files can be found on our catalog page here:

https://librivox.org/hearts-of-controversy-by-alice-meynell/

Alice Meynell was an English essayist, critic, and poet who was also a leading suffragist, serving as vice-president of the Women Writers' Suffrage League, She and her husband Wilfrid Meynell were active in publishing and editing literary works including helping to launch the first works of Francis Thompson, author of "Hound of Heaven." The Meynell's later converted to Roman Catholicism. In this volume, In this volume Meynell offers her impressions on some of the best known literary figures of her day including Charles Dickens, Tennyson.and the Bronte sisters. ( Larry Wilson)
    1. How to claim a part, and "how it all works" here To find a section to record, simply look at point 5. below at the sections. All the ones without names beside them are "up for grabs." Click "Post reply" at the top left of the screen and tell us which section you would like to read (include the section number from the left-most column in the reader list, please). Read points 6. to 8. below for what to do before, during and after your recording.
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    3. Is there a deadline? We ask that you submit your recorded sections within 1-2 months of placing your claim. Please note that to be fair to the readers who have completed their sections in a timely way, if you haven't submitted your recording(s) after two months, your sections will automatically be re-opened for other readers to claim, unless you post in this thread to request an extension. Extensions will be granted at the discretion of the Book Coordinator. If you cannot do your section, for whatever reason, just let me know and it'll go back to the pool. There's no shame in this; we're all volunteers and things happen.Please do not sign up for more sections than you can complete within the two month deadline.
    4. Where do I find the text? Source text (please only read from this text!): https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/1243
    5. Please claim sections (the numbers in the first column below)! If this is your first recording, please let me know under which name or pseudonym you'd like to appear in the LibriVox catalogue. We can also link to a personal website/blog.

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      Genres for the project: *Non-fiction/Essays & Short Works

      Keywords that describe the book: dickens, bronte, literary criticism, Tennyson, swinburne, charmian

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    6. BEFORE recording: Please check the Recording Notes: viewtopic.php?p=6430#p6430

      Set your recording software to:
      Channels: 1 (Mono)
      Bit Rate: 128 kbps
      Sample Rate: 44.1 kHz
    7. DURING recording:
      No more than 0.5 to 1 second of silence at the beginning of the recording!
      Make sure you add this to the beginning of your recording:
      START of recording (Intro)
      • "Chapter [number] of Hearts of Controversy. This is a LibriVox recording. All LibriVox recordings are in the public domain. For more information, or to volunteer, please visit: librivox DOT org"
      • If you wish, say: "Recording by [your name], [city, your blog, podcast, web address]"
      • Say:
        "Hearts of Controversy, by Alice Meynell. [Chapter Title]"

      END of recording
      • At the end of the section, say:
        "End of Chapter [Number]"
      • If you wish, say:
        "Recording by [your name], [city, your blog, podcast, web address]"
      • At the end of the book, say (in addition):
        "End of Hearts of Controversy, by Alice Meynell. "

      There should be ~5 seconds silence at the end of the recording.

      Please remember to check this thread frequently for updates!
    8. AFTER recording
      Need noise-cleaning?
      Listen to your file through headphones. If you can hear some constant background noise (hiss/buzz), you may want to clean it up a bit. The latest version of Audacity is recommended for noise-cleaning. See this LibriVox wiki page for a complete guide.
      Save files as
      128 kbps MP3
      heartsofcontroversy_##_meynell_128kb.mp3 (all lower-case) where ## is the section number (e.g. heartsofcontroversy_01_meynell_128kb.mp3)
    9. Example ID3 V2 tags
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      Add the following tags to your .mp3 file (how you do this depends on which software you use – if you are unsure about ID3 tags, send me a message). Please mind upper and lower case!
      Artist: Alice Meynell
      Title: ## - [Section title]
      Album: Hearts of Controversy

      Please ignore tags for Genre and Track Number - these will be filled in automatically at the cataloguing stage.
      Transfer of files (completed recordings) Please always post in this forum thread when you've sent a file. Also, post the length of the recording (file duration: mm:ss) together with the link.
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      • You'll need to select the MC, which for this project is: knotyouraveragejo
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      Please post below
Last edited by silverquill on June 11th, 2020, 11:24 pm, edited 1 time in total.
~ Larry

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Post by knotyouraveragejo » May 20th, 2020, 10:13 am

Hi Larry,
I'll MC for you.
Jo
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Post by alanmapstone » May 20th, 2020, 12:41 pm

Hi Larry
This may seem a bit pre-emptive but can I make an early claim for section 5 (Charmian)?
alan
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Post by silverquill » May 20th, 2020, 9:47 pm

Thank you Jo!
Much appreciated.
And thank you Alan for our first claim.

We are now ready for readers, and a DPL would be most welcome.
~ Larry

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Post by ColleenMc » May 21st, 2020, 4:29 am

I can't pass up the chance to read about Dickens -- can I do "Dickens as a Man of Letters" please?

Colleen

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Post by silverquill » May 21st, 2020, 9:39 am

ColleenMc wrote:
May 21st, 2020, 4:29 am
I can't pass up the chance to read about Dickens -- can I do "Dickens as a Man of Letters" please?

Colleen
You've got it!
Thanks so much.
~ Larry

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Post by libraryanne » May 23rd, 2020, 5:07 am

This looks very interesting. I'd be happy to be your DPL for this project. :)


Betty

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Post by silverquill » May 23rd, 2020, 6:59 am

libraryanne wrote:
May 23rd, 2020, 5:07 am
This looks very interesting. I'd be happy to be your DPL for this project. :)


Betty
Thank you!
Your help is most appreciated.
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Post by emminz » June 3rd, 2020, 4:54 am

Hey!
May I grab the first chapter, please?
This will be my first recording. I would like to be catalogued as Emmi Kranz.

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Post by silverquill » June 4th, 2020, 10:54 pm

emminz wrote:
June 3rd, 2020, 4:54 am
Hey!
May I grab the first chapter, please?
This will be my first recording. I would like to be catalogued as Emmi Kranz.
Sure!

I just need to know how you would like to be listed in the LibriVox catalog -- real name, pseudonym or any niickname you wish.
~ Larry

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Post by 2839reader » June 5th, 2020, 12:05 pm

Claim section 4 please.
Signature: KATHLEEN

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Post by silverquill » June 5th, 2020, 10:49 pm

2839reader wrote:
June 5th, 2020, 12:05 pm
Claim section 4 please.
All yours!
Thanks.
~ Larry

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Post by LucyK » June 11th, 2020, 5:10 am

Has chapter 1 gone yet? It's not marked assigned but I saw someone else asked for it. If not I'd like it, but if it has I'll do 3.

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Post by emminz » June 11th, 2020, 10:04 am

silverquill wrote:
June 4th, 2020, 10:54 pm
Sure!

I just need to know how you would like to be listed in the LibriVox catalog -- real name, pseudonym or any niickname you wish.
I'll go with Emmi Kranz, please.

Here's the 1st chapter:
https://librivox.org/uploads/knotyouraveragejo/heartsofcontroversy_01_meynell_128kb.mp3
Currently, it's 28:57 long.

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Post by silverquill » June 11th, 2020, 10:58 am

emminz wrote:
June 11th, 2020, 10:04 am


Here's the 1st chapter:
https://librivox.org/uploads/knotyouraveragejo/heartsofcontroversy_01_meynell_128kb.mp3
Currently, it's 28:57 long.
Thank you so much! This is long section.
So, I've added you to the catalog, and put this recording in the MW Ready for PL.
Our proof listener will be along to give you a full report.

Just click on your name in the MW to see your personal catalog page where you can track all of your LV projects, of which I hope there will be many.

WELCOME TO LIBRIVOX :clap:
~ Larry

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